Born in Vancouver, BC. Lives in Boise, Idaho.
Trent is a serial entrepreneur, the founder of Flowster.app and a complete nerd when it comes to creating scalable business processes. Prior to starting Flowster, Trent was the host of the long-running Bright Ideas podcast where he spent over a decade interviewing successful founders. In addition to being CEO of Flowster, Trent is also the founder of a digital agency that ranked #254 and #622 on the Inc 5000 in 2019 and 2020.
Profit Magazine named Trent’s first company as one of Canada’s PROFIT 100 fastest growing companies for two years in a row before he sold it in 2008. Business in Vancouver magazine named Trent a Top 40 Under 40 Entrepreneur.
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Summary: Launched 4 companies. Sold 2. Running 1.
Trent’s first company, Dyrand was twice ranked as one of Canada’s Profit 100 Fastest Growing Companies and then sold for 7 figures in 2008.
In Sept 2010, Trent launched his Bright Ideas podcast which lead to the creation of a digital marketing agency.
In Sept 2016, Trent launched his eCommerce business and within 5 months, revenue had increased to over $100,000/mo. The company went on to generate over $1 million in its first year and has grown at >50% YOY since.
In October of 2017, Trent launched his Wholesale eCommerce Business Systems (WEBS) product and sold over $1M worth in the first 12 months. (we did $400K in the first week alone using the product launch model). The product is comprised of a collection of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for eCommerce business owners who are focused on the Amazon sales channel.
In October 2018, thanks to the success of WEBS, Trent launched Flowster; a software company for eCommerce entrepreneurs to improve workflow automation through the creation and use of Standard Operating Procedures.
In October of 2019, Trent’s company was ranked #254 on the Inc 5000.
Once word of his success with his eCommerce business got out, Trent realized that there was a huge demand for his eCommerce playbook, and Flowster was born..
Rank #622 on 2020 Inc 5000
Rank #254 on 2019 Inc 5000
Profit 100 Rank in 2007 and 2008
Top 40 Under 40 in 2007
Press Coverage and Interviews
How to Stick with Good Habits Every Day Using the “Paper Clip Strategy” by James Clear, author of Atomic Habits.
How to Streamline LinkedIn Sharing with Oktopost (Social Media Examiner)
The First Call: How to Qualify a New Business Prospect (Hubspot Blog)
- The Secret to Streamlining Your Business (Digital Marketer Podcast)
- How Systems Can Save Your Sanity
- How We Solve: Make Business Processes Run Like Clockwork
- High Level: How to SOP Everything
- The How Do You Make Money Show
- The Tony Shap Show
- Business & Lifestyle LEGENDS Podcast
- Money Talks
- The Top with Nathan Latka
- AM/PM Podcast
- EntreGrow Podcast with Ken Moskowitz
- Taking You to the Top with Ram El-Ashi
- OMG Commerce Podcast
- Follow the Data Podcast
- Mixergy Podcast
- Above the Fold
- My Amazon Guy